te Pā Rosé 2013

Like wandering past a roadside fruit stand during a classic Marlborough summer.  Strawberries, cherries, raspberries and plums... The red fruits…

te Pā Sauvignon Blanc

Bursting with intense aromas of grapefruit and lime zest with lively passionfruit and elderflower floral notes adding allure and complexity.  This…

te Pā Pinot Gris 2013

Classic Pinot Gris notes of white pear, nectarine and subtle jasmine flowers show a wine of true distinction and class. The palate exudes purity and…

te Pā Pinot Noir

Alluring aromas of dark plum and spice hint at a wine of brooding complexity.  Further exploration is rewarded with a bright perfume and scents…

What's under the Christmas tree?

Can't wait to see what's under the Christmas tree this year? Neither!  The UK's most popular Christmas website, Under the Christmas Tree, is…

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Our Place: The lay of the land

At te Pā, there’s a sense that the whole valley leads to us; carved over many millennia by the Wairau River.

Hello! Magazine loves te Pā

Well, hello! With Christmas coming up, te Pā has been featured in popular UK title Hello! Magazine's  Christmas tipple guide . 

Our vineyard's growing conditions

Seen from the air, te Pā is really an island, cut from the mainland by river and flood canal. We think of this as our own oasis, our very own Manhattan…

Our family history

Over the years, we have been many things. Fishermen, farmers, horticulturists — and now, winemakers. Yet while we will always embrace change, we…

Our Place: Flora & Fauna

For generations, we have made the most of the mighty Wairau River which runs through our land. 

Haysley MacDonald

“I love this place. No matter where I travel, I always think of home.” Haysley MacDonald – Director & Proprietor

A way of life

“We fish the river and out to sea. My grandfather did exactly the same thing. Nothing’s changed,”  reflects Phillip MacDonald,…

Hot Tub samples Sauvignon Blanc OKE

What could be happier than an evening in with friends and a good bottle of wine? Hot Tub, a popular UK blog, Hot Tub reviews OKE our Sauvignon…

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Yes way Rosé!

In this special spotlight series, we'll be introducing you to each of our stunning, award-winning wines. You'll learn about the flavours of our range and…

Our wines: In tune with people and land

It's easy to be in tune when you listen. By being able and willing to listen, we look after people and give them what they want. 

An honest taste

te Pā is a taste from home. Our home. 

Wine Pages picks our Pinot Gris as wine of the week

Popular wine writer and reviewer Tom Cannavan of The Wine Pages has selected our 2013 te Pā Pinot Gris as his Wine of the Week and when you read his review,…

The taste and character

Many vineyards blend a range of grapes. Not us. 

Pure Gold at the Air NZ 2013 Wine Awards

A 2013 Sauvignon Blanc from the critically-acclaimed te Pā Wines has won a prestigious Pure Gold Medal in the Air New Zealand Wine Awards held on 12 November…

History in the winemaking

We love sharing our story: the heritage, the people and the quality of the te Pa wine range is what makes us tick. NZ Business has featured the te Pa story…

Garath Exton

“The best vintage starts with an understanding of where you are.” Garath Exton – Vineyard Manager

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Our Place: The Wairau Bar

It all began here. Around 1350 AD, it is said, the first canoes rode the crashing waves of the Wairau Bar in to the Wairau river mouth. People set foot…

We're all in for the Marlborough Sounds Half Iron Man!

In our first major sponsorship relationship, we are delighted to announce te Pā Wines as the primary sponsor for the inaugural Marlborough Sounds Half…

The wine – sustainability

Our goal is not to rule the land but to work with it. When you respect the land, everything flows through. 

Liam McElhinney

“Our approach is to let the quality of the fruit speak for itself. The result is a range of wines we are proud to bring to the world.” Liam…

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Spotlight on te Pā Pinot Noir

In the second instalment of our special spotlight series, we introduce you to our stunning, award-winning Pinot Noir.

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te Pā Oke Sauvignon Blanc

Complex aromas of white peach and nectarine are delicately underpinned by notes of blackcurrant and dried herbs.  Deliciously soft in texture,…

te Pā today

Our ancestors knew the value of family and connection with the land. That hasn’t changed. As Philip reflects, “At the end of the day we’re…